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Orophaca  barrii (Barneby) Isely  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Orophaca  barrii (Barneby) Isely  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsAstragalus barrii Barneby (basionym)
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.North-Central U.S.A.MontanaNebraskaSouth DakotaWyoming
american prairie
Altitude500-1200m
Description leaflets 3 pairs, narrowly lanceolate, 1-4cm, dense, white hirsute, flowers in sparse, few flowered inflorescence, petals 7-17mm, pod white hirsute, narrowly ellipsoid, 4-8mm
Size5-10cm
Colorpinkish violet
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca+
Typecarpet
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyDorn, R.D. (1992) Manual of the Vascular Plants of Wyoming
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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